Events have been developing quickly this evening in West Dublin. This is what we know so far...
- The army, armed response unit and Garda have been deployed
- A Lidl in Tallaght has been partially bulldozed
- A safe was stolen from the Lidl by a stolen JCB
- Police and Army have started making arrests
Lidl is now completely demolished after the looting
Please see below statement in relation to the incident at our branch at Fortunestown Lane, Dublin pic.twitter.com/jl8PD57Vcx
— Lidl Ireland (@lidl_ireland) March 2, 2018
Video from several angles captures the Lidl under attack from a stolen JCB...
— Mick Caul (@caulmick) March 2, 2018
Earlier in the day another Lidl in Jobstown has seen apparent looting...
— polly molotov 1800 828 010 #WeWillProvide (@NursepollyRgn) March 2, 2018
A safe was apparently stolen from the Lidl and a group tried to open it using the same JCB...
Police and army have arrived on the scene and started making arrests...
Disgraceful scenes at Lidl in Tallaght this evening. How low can we go as a society?
When crisis happens we should be looking out for each other not destroying our communities
Shocking ????????????#BeastoftheEast #StormEmma #looting #sneachta #Snowmageddon pic.twitter.com/xRdEDoea40
— Ciamhie Mc Digital (@CiamhieMc) March 2, 2018
— Chai Brady (@ChaiBradyIC) March 2, 2018